Textile fragment with linked chevrons and trefoils

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Details

  • Title

    Textile fragment with linked chevrons and trefoils

  • Associated place

    Gujarat (place of creation)
  • Date

    14th century (1301 - 1400)
    Mamluk Period (1250 - 1517)
  • Material and technique

    cotton, block-printed with resist, and dyed blue; with remains of stitching, possibly in flax

  • Dimensions

    19 x 18.5 cm max. (length x width)
    along length/width 18 / 20 threads/cm (thread count)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.35

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  • Catalogue text

    Elaborate chevron design, as in Cat. no. 22 [EA1990.30]. The blue rows of chevrons alternate between dark and light blue.

    Remains of stitching.

    In: Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997)

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), no. 27 on p. 8 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 27 fig. 8 & vol. i pl. 27

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